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Prom 16: Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, BBC NOW under Jac van Steen. Dukas: La Peri. Michael Berkeley: Violin Concerto (with Chloe Hanslip). Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (excpts).

Live at BBC Proms: BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Jac van Steen with Chloë Hanslip play the world premiere of Michael Berkeley's Violin Concerto and Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Dukas: La Péri
Michael Berkeley: Violin Concerto
(World premiere; BBC commission)

c.7.55 INTERVAL
Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Soldiers and War
Shakespeare's depiction of soldiers and war is considered by Colonel Tim Collins OBE, in the first of six discussions exploring aspects of professional life in Shakespeare's plays

c.8.15 Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet

Chloë Hanslip (violin)
Diego Espinosa (tabla)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jac van Steen (conductor)

Paul Dukas's brief, intoxicating ballet La Péri opens tonight's Prom, before Chloë Hanslip gives the world premiere of a new Violin Concerto by Michael Berkeley.
Jac van Steen conducts excerpts from one of the most dramatic and colourfully scored of all ballets, Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, a highlight of our series marking 400 years since the death of Shakespeare.

PROMS EXTRA: Shakespeare - Soldiers and War
The first of a series of six events looking at Shakespeare's depiction of different professions in his plays. Colonel Tim Collins OBE, whose rousing eve of battle speech to his troops as they prepared to go into Iraq in March 2003 has become famous, will discuss soldiers and war in plays including Henry V with presenter Rana Mitter. Recorded in front of an audience at the Imperial College Union earlier this evening.

Producer: Torquil MacLeod.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Paul Dukas

    La Peri

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
  • Michael Berkeley

    Violin Concerto

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen. Performer: Chloë Hanslip. Performer: Diego Espinosa.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo and Juliet (Suite)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Mass in G major

    Conductor: Nigel Short. Choir: Tenebrae.
    • Figure Humaine: Choral Works by Francis Poulenc.
    • Signum.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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